Hagstrom H8 8-string Bass No Longer Available
||Mahogany neck,rosewood fingerboard, pearl dot markers. Bolt-on design, 21 frets. 30 3/4″ Scale Length.
||21 small frets in good condition with minimal wear.
||Slim light contoured solid mahogany body
||Original Clear Nitrocellulose lacquer finish, with lacquer checking and some dings. Overall, in fairly good shape.
||Two Hagstrom single-coil pickups, volume control, selector and tone switches. Four original style gears, octave gears have been replaced with Schallers.
||This plays quite well. Action and intonation are fully adjustable. Hagstroms were noted for wide, thin necks and this is no exception.
||The 8-string bass appears in a few key recordings (including several by Hendrix) but never really caught on.